Essay about Ap World Study Guide

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| |8000 – 600 CE |600 – 1450 CE |1450-1750 CE |1750 – 1914 CE |1914 - Present |
|Politics |Dynasties with emperors- mandate of |Japan borrowed from China |Fall of Ming from internal/external -|Abdication of Qing, unification of |Decolonization from Europe Nominally |
| |heaven |Increased bureaucracy |Manchu |China |democratic |
| |Start of bureaucracy/meritocracy |Tributary system |Japan: Warring States Period to |Fight for control with Mao |Tensions- China and West |
| | |Constant threat from North |Tokogawa Shogunate |Japan: abolishes feudalism, Civil |USSR/China split |
| | |Prince Shotoku then daimyos |Centralized rule |code, regional govs |Birth of Chinese Republic |
| | | | |Nationalism = huge force |Japan: parliamentary capitalism |
|Economy |Lots of money flowing in from Silk |Paper money |China: trade with Europeans in Qing |Provide labor for plantations/mines |Modernization of Japan, Taiwan, South |
| |Roads |Credit or “flying money” | |Meiji Restoration- quickly |Korea |
| |Otherwise agricultural |High taxes cause peasant revolts |Japan: manufacturing, merchant class |industrialized in Japan |Post- industrial/high-tech |
| | |Serfs bound to land |get wealth and power , urbanization, | |Less affected by global depression |
| | | |population growth | |Need natural resources |
|Social Class/Gender |Patriarchal |Code of Bushido- chivalry |Foreigners allowed in China |Rigid Tokogawa hierarchy ended |Slow to embrace/tolerate diversity and |
| |Confucian principles |Women lost freedom in Japan |Manchus higher than Chinese |Middle class grows power |individualism |
| |Women only power in court | |Japan: hierarchy becomes unbreakable,|Lower classes- horrible conditions, |High degree/variety social services |
| |Scholars/officials ( military ( | |samurai at top |taxed a lot |Rise of feminism- suffrage |
| |artisans | |lower class women more free – upper | |Women went worked WWII |
| |Few live in cities | |obey or die…